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Welcome to Biggs Junction ...

Biggs Junction is located in Sherman County<1>.

The location of Biggs Junction has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Biggs Junction: Biggs Jct. (or less commonly used: Biggs Jctn.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Biggs Junction for more information about variations on the name of Biggs Junction.

Biggs Junction is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Biggs Junction lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Biggs Junction: (541) & (458)<4>

Communities near Biggs Junction ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Biggs Junction.

  • The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Dalles
    • The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Biggs Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,581 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Dalles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Dalles<6>
  • City of The Dalles [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City of The Dalles
    • City of The Dalles [Wasco County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Biggs Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City of The Dalles came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on City of The Dalles
  • Goldendale [Klickitat County]
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    • Goldendale [Klickitat County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Biggs Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldendale<6>
  • Wasco [Sherman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco
    • Wasco [Sherman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Biggs Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moro [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moro
      • Moro [Sherman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Biggs Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 332 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moro<6>
    • Rufus [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rufus
      • Rufus [Sherman County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Biggs Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rufus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rufus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rufus<6>
    • Celilo Village [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Celilo Village
      • Celilo Village [Wasco County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Biggs Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Celilo Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celilo Village
    • Centerville [Klickitat County]
    • Wishram [Klickitat County]
    • Fairbanks [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbanks
      • Fairbanks [Wasco County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Biggs Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairbanks

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Biggs Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Biggs Junction.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Biggs Junction. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Biggs Junction.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Biggs Junction. See our Newspapers Page for Biggs Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Biggs Junction ...

Looking for more information about Biggs Junction? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Biggs Junction, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Biggs Junction.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Biggs Junction. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sherman County: www.sherman-county.com/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Sherman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Biggs Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Biggs Junction) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Biggs Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Biggs JunctionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Biggs Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6698, Longitude: -120.8328       In this case, the coordinates for Biggs Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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